Dagger with Sheath

Artist/maker unknown, German. Silver mounts of dagger and sheath probably by silversmith Wendel unter den Linden, German (active Dresden), active 1566 - 1593, died before 1610.

Geography:
Made in Dresden, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Date:
c. 1580

Medium:
Steel [blade]; blackened iron, silver, wood, fish skin [hilt]; leather, engraved silver [sheath]

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Object Location:

* Gallery 248, Arms and Armor, second floor (Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Galleries)

Accession Number:
1977-167-693

Credit Line:
Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977

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